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(1)For the purposes of—
(a)sections 6 and 7, and
(b)the provisions listed in subsection (2), so far as they relate to articles for use in the course of or in connection with fraud,
“article” includes any program or data held in electronic form.
(2)The provisions are—
(a)section 1(7)(b) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60),
(b)section 2(8)(b) of the Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19), and
(c)Article 3(7)(b) of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1341 (N.I. 12));
(meaning of “prohibited articles” for the purposes of stop and search powers).
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